More About April is National Parkinson's Awareness Month
Parkinson's is a neurodegenerative disorder. Over time, this slowly progressing condition causes tremors, gait and balance issues, limb stiffness or rigidity and a slow muscle movement. While each person responds differently to the disease, complications often become serious.
There is no cure, and more research is needed. Awareness, treatments, and education go a long way to supporting those affected by the disease, but they are not a cure.
HOW TO OBSERVE
Visit parkinson.org to learn more about Parkinson's and get involved. Use #Parkinson'sAwarenessMonth to share on social media.
Parkinson's Awareness Month has been observed since 1983.